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Muddy Field at Ingleigh Green

Muddy Field at Ingleigh Green Ingleigh Green, December 1982 More like this

Carnival float: Witches of Bideford,1682

Carnival float: Witches of Bideford,1682 Bideford, September 1973 More like this

Bill Hammond thatching a rick, Westacott

Bill Hammond thatching a rick, Westacott Riddlecombe, August 1986 More like this

Florence Heaman washing up, over-60ís...

Florence Heaman washing up, over-60ís... Village Hall, Dolton, February 1973 More like this

Weedy the Clown at a children's party

Weedy the Clown at a children's party Village Hall, Dolton, February 1979 More like this

Joyce Crocker plucking Christmas turkeys

Joyce Crocker plucking Christmas turkeys Towell Farm, Beaford, 17 December 1974 More like this

Sue Reynolds, Carnival Queen, preparing for...

Sue Reynolds, Carnival Queen, preparing for... Hatherleigh, November 1975 More like this

Albert and John Eastman making farm...

Albert and John Eastman making farm... Hacknell, Burrington, December 1975 More like this

Bandsman and woman at the carnival

Bandsman and woman at the carnival Hatherleigh, 7 November 1973 More like this

Reg Holland

Reg Holland Newhouse, Ashreigney, October 1988 More like this

James Ravilious, photographer of rural life © Beaford Archive

Image of James Ravilious
by Alan Winn.

The Beaford Archive

Photographs by James Ravilious from 1972 - 1989

WELCOME. Towards the end of the last century, James Ravilious created an "endless tapestry" of life in rural north Devon. This site holds digital scans of the 1,700 negatives which he regarded as his finest work.

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